Examples of emotion in a Sentence
a display of raw emotion
The defendant showed no emotion when the verdict was read.
She was overcome with emotion at the news of her friend's death.
Recent Examples of emotion from the Web
Consider a recent PhD candidate at the University of Iowa who used data modeling and visualization software to analyze emotion in the works of Cicero.
Triano jumped up from the bench to complain, but Chriss, whose emotions often have gotten the best of him, simply shook his head.
LeBron James had mixed emotions after the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 132-130 loss to the 76ers on Friday in a game that had a definite playoff atmosphere at the Wells Fargo Center.
Vince teeters on the edge of so many emotions in this song, which is an incredible feat.
The app also wanted help transcribing handwriting scrawled on touchscreens, and recognizing whether sentences from online reviews raving about cauliflower or ranting about builders expressed positive, negative, or neutral emotions.
As far as Louisville City players and coaches are concerned, however, emotion should not play a part on the pitch.
Unfortunately, the Huntington Beach City Council's actions (or inaction) on Monday did little more than inflame negative emotions and disrupt the fabric of our community.
In many of the incidents, shelter staff seemed unable to calm intense emotions before the behavior became unmanageable, and in some instances even provoked them, said advocates who reviewed the 2017 reports obtained by The Chronicle.
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Origin and Etymology of emotion
First Known Use: 1579See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of emotion
- the feelings that once moved me are gone
- the drama portrays the emotions of adolescence
- a memoir of childhood filled with affection for her family
- her feminist sentiments are well known
- revenge became his ruling passion
EMOTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of emotion for English Language Learners
: a strong feeling (such as love, anger, joy, hate, or fear)
EMOTION Defined for Kids
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